Blazing: 10Gb Ethernet study group

The Ethernet Alliance announced that the IEEE 802.3 working group has formed the Higher Speed Study Group (HSSG) to evaluate requirements for the next generation of Ethernet technology. “This is an exciting time for the Ethernet industry as there are a number of activities helping drive the volume adoption of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE)," says Brad Booth, president of the Ethernet Allianc...

10/01/2006


The Ethernet Alliance announced that the IEEE 802.3 working group has formed the Higher Speed Study Group (HSSG) to evaluate requirements for the next generation of Ethernet technology. “This is an exciting time for the Ethernet industry as there are a number of activities helping drive the volume adoption of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE)," says Brad Booth, president of the Ethernet Alliance and director of advanced products for Quake Technologies; "IEEE 802.3an, also known as 10Gbase-T, was ratified June 8, 2006. This standard enables a low cost, ease-of-use, copper cabling solution for the transmission of 10 GbE. SFF-8431, also known as 10 GbE SFP+ (small form factor pluggable) optics, offers lower cost and reduced power consumption. SFF-8431 is expected to be ratified by the end of 2006.” www.ethernetalliance.org





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